West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Tweed

West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Tweed

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Crofting is integral to the landscape, cultural heritage and social economy of the Shetland Islands. It bonds people and places in a unique way, preserving livelihoods and age old traditions.

The Croft Shetland Tweed is produced from 100% Shetland Island Wool, a fibre celebrated for its fineness, warmth and strength. The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand knitting yarn. The Croft has a soft and silky handle that retains a lot of durability particularly suited to the new tweed collection.

 

Fibre: 100% Shetland Wool
Weight: Aran
Amount: 100 g / 3.5 oz
Yardage: 182 yds / 166 m
Needle Size: 5.0 mm / US 8
Knitting Gauge: 18 sts = 4"/10 cm
Hook Size: 5.5 mm / I
Crochet Gauge: 14 scs = 4"/10 cm

 

Hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry